We Are Legion: The Story of Hacktivists is documentary about Anonymous. Summary by FilmBuff: “In recent years, the radical online community known as Anonymous has been associated with attacks or “raids” on hundreds of targets. Angered by issues as diverse as copyright abuse and police brutality, they’ve taken on child pornographers, the Bay Area Rapid […]

Associated Press Twitter Was Hacked

USA Today made a timeline of the Associated Press Hacking that happened on April 23rd, 2012 and it’s awesome! It is vivid, engaging, and organized. The link is attached below. The Associated Press, with over 1.9 million followers, was hacked a few weeks ago stating “Breaking: Two Explosions in the White House and Barack Obama is […]

Anti-Abuse Ads

A unique way of advertising is being displayed on billboards. Aid to Children and Adolescents at Risk (ANAR) Foundation, a Mexican awareness campaign, placed ads that are seen differently by adults and children. It uses lenticular printing, which depending on the angle sends a different message. The ad is directed towards children under the age of […]

RIT Stairwell Illusion

Three days ago, Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) posted a fake video, hoping to spread a myth about an Escherian Stairwell based on the Penrose Stairs illusion. This video, slowly going viral, is  completely false. Firstly, a stairwell that ascends down and descends up in impossible. The university’s intentions for posting the video are not […]

Birth Control FOR MEN

Finally a way to prevent men from laying their seeds in women. Contraceptives, specifically designed, for men are soon to be a reality, wrote John Schieszer, a MSNBC contributor. According to the article, Male birth control pill soon a reality, “Men may soon have the options of a daily pill to be taken orally, a patch […]

Almost Every College Student Has ADHD?

Students from all around the nation are claiming to have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), in order to get Adderall or Ritalin, a stimulant drug. These drugs are highly addictive and are  illegal to distribute. They enhance alertness in the brain by releasing amphetamines. Researchers say it does not increase the number of brain cells […]

Flash Sales Sites: A New Way of Shopping

Click. A bold “BECOME A MEMBER” box appears on the screen. The online shopping world has adopted a new method of exclusivity. Flash sales sites, like Hautelook, Rue La La, Gilt Groupe, One Kings Lane, Ideeli, and My Habit are becoming increasingly popular. If you’re a woman, you know what I am talking about. Unless you […]

Is The Future Of Journalism Dead?

Micheal Rosenblum, television producer and video journalist, said the future of journalism is in “user generated content” at Stony Brook University. User generated content is selling content made by users. This brings in high profits, because little money is spent on creating material. Instagram, Facebook, Youtube, and Twitter uses this method to money, unlike the newspaper business which […]